Kids’ Chance of America is Proud to be the Official Charity at the 2017 National Workers’ Compensation and Disability Conference & Expo

2017-12-13T10:12:20+00:00 December 13th, 2017|Chronicle, News|

Kids’ Chance of America could not be more excited to be an integral part of this conference. Our goal of assisting students affected by a parent’s workplace injury or fatality has always been supported by the NWCDC, and for that we are thankful. The NWCDC has been the leading industry conference for workers’ compensation and [...]

Thank You for a Successful 2017 Awareness Week

2017-11-17T12:08:03+00:00 November 17th, 2017|News|

That’s a wrap! Thank you to all of our partners and supporters for helping to spread the word about our organization during our third Annual Awareness Week. The goal was to increase visibility not only to help fundraising efforts, but to find more students to support. During the 2017 Awareness Week, we: Downloaded 220 copies [...]

Watch the Kids’ Chance Story

2017-11-13T14:28:40+00:00 November 15th, 2017|News|

Kids’ Chance of America celebrated 10 years as an official, incorporated IRS approved 501(c)(3) charity organization this year. But, the Kids’ Chance mission has been around much longer than that! Robert Clyatt, a workers’ compensation attorney from Valdosta, Georgia, founded the first Kids’ Chance organization in 1988. Since inception, the Kids’ Chance ecosystem has grown [...]

From Annual Meeting to Annual Symposium

2017-06-07T13:06:22+00:00 June 7th, 2017|Chronicle, News|

May was a busy month!  Not only did we celebrate our 10th anniversary at the Kids’ Chance of America Annual meeting in Alexandria, Virginia, we also participated in the Annual Issues Symposium (AIS) of The National Council on Compensation Insurance (NCCI) on May 17–19, in Orlando, Florida. NCCI’s mission is to foster a healthy workers [...]

Kids’ Chance Honors Bob Clyatt with Distinguished Service Award

2017-05-16T15:00:41+00:00 May 16th, 2017|Chronicle, News, Uncategorized|

The Kids’ Chance of America Distinguished Service Award will be presented annually to a member of the national Kids’ Chance community who has gone above and beyond in the service of our most important legacy: our kids. The Distinguished Service Award will be presented to an individual or organization that Embodies the passion for helping [...]

Bethancourt Named ASSE’s 2017 Safety Professional of the Year

2017-05-11T11:51:26+00:00 May 11th, 2017|News|

Jeremy Bethancourt, a professional member of the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) and government affairs chair of its Arizona chapter, has been selected as ASSE's 2017 Edgar Monsanto Queeny Safety Professional of the Year. He plays a lead role in getting billboards posted throughout Arizona to bring attention to the dangers of distracted driving, [...]

Kids’ Chance is All About Scholarships

2017-04-13T01:40:55+00:00 April 13th, 2017|Chronicle, News|

Kids' Chance of America will celebrate 10 years of success at the 2017 Annual Meeting scheduled for May 5 and 6 in Alexandria, Virginia. We'll be joined by guest speaker Varo Duffins, Director of Financial Aid at Swarthmore College. When Varo is not assisting students and their parents in affording a private college education, he [...]

Jim Laychak of the Pentagon Memorial Fund to Give Keynote at Annual Meeting

2017-03-18T15:36:14+00:00 March 18th, 2017|Chronicle, News|

After losing his younger brother in the terrorist attack on the Pentagon, Jim Laychak became actively involved in creating a memorial to honor the 184 men, women and children killed at the Pentagon on September 11, 2001. Mr. Laychak helped establish the Pentagon Memorial Fund (PMF) to design, build and maintain the Pentagon Memorial. We [...]

Kids’ Chance Scholarship Recipient Gets Awarded a National Scholarship

2017-02-22T10:19:50+00:00 January 10th, 2017|News, State Press|

This article first appeared on the University of Arizona website as part of  UA News. You can find the original article here. Kyle is a Kids' Chance of Arizona scholarship recipient.  Kyle Hartsuck, a UA freshman, was awarded a national scholarship as a result of his dedication to community service and public safety. The scholarship [...]

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